New Guitar in Progress

Construction and repair of Classical Guitar and related instruments
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Waddy Thomson
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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by Waddy Thomson » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:41 pm

Sorry, I should read more carefully. Then, ask him! :D
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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by John O » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:24 pm

WaddyT wrote:Sorry, I should read more carefully. Then, ask him! :D
He's going to be suspicious if start asking about the bracing, neck joint, etc! :D

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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by John O » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:34 pm

OK, I asked about the bracing: "The bracing is my own design. It is a cross between fan and radial bracing. All spruce, no artificial materials."

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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by Moderato » Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:48 am

Fugue wrote:OK, I asked about the bracing: "The bracing is my own design. It is a cross between fan and radial bracing. All spruce, no artificial materials."
Ask him if he can post the blueprints here. :wink:
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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by Ricardo » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:34 pm

That's a beauty! Is it common to attach the bridge so early in construction? I'd be afraid I wouldn't get it right. Do you have a pearl of knowledge to share on that?

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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by John O » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:13 pm

Ricardo wrote:That's a beauty! Is it common to attach the bridge so early in construction? I'd be afraid I wouldn't get it right. Do you have a pearl of knowledge to share on that?
No, I don't I guess he's very confident in his abilities!

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Re: New Guitar in Progress

Post by Arash Ahmadi » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:35 pm

It's a pity John O is no longer a member here. Anybody know if he has a YT channel or any way to contact him?
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